TAFT, Robert Alphonso, 1889-1953

Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Guide to Research Collections

Cincinnati Historical Society
Cincinnati, OH
Papers: Miscellaneous papers in various collections.

Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: Interviews (1967-1970) with over thirty former associates, family members, and friends. 1,471 pages. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce.

Columbia University
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New York, NY
Papers: Correspondence in George L. Harrison papers, ca. 1926-1940.

Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Karl Douglas Butler papers, 1931-1984; and Frank Ernest Gannett papers, [ca. 1859]-1958.

Eastern Kentucky University
Special Collections and Archives
Richmond, KY
Papers: Correspondence in William Luxon papers, 1817-1978.

Hagley Museum and Library
Greenville, DE
Papers: In J. Howard Pew papers, 1902-1971.

Herbert Hoover Library
West Branch, IA
Papers: 1920-1962. 1 folder (1920); 1 folder (1922-1928); and 1 folder (1958-1962).

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1898-1953. 1,507 containers. Family and general correspondence, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial papers, speeches, articles, writings, photographs, and other material relating chiefly to his Senate career and his role as a national leader in the Republican party. Includes material relating to public policy and legislative issues, especially in the areas of the economy, labor, defense, foreign policy, taxation, and veterans’ affairs; his Cincinnati law practice; Ohio politics; and political campaigns. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Charles Phelps Taft papers; William H. Taft papers; Helen Taft Manning papers; Harold Hitz Burton papers, 1896-1964; and Henry Fowles Pringle papers, 1932-1957.

Milwaukee County Historical Society
Milwaukee, WI
Papers: Records of Taft presidential campaign in 4th Ward Republican Club records, 1951-1968.

Radcliffe College
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In Freida Hennock Simons papers, 1922-1960; Edith Nourse Rogers papers, 1854-1961 (bulk 1881-1961); and Mildred Buchanan Flagg papers, 1876-1955 (bulk 1900-1955).

Ohio Historical Society
Columbus, OH
Papers: Miscellaneous items in various collections including documentation of efforts to nominate Taft at the 1948 Republican convention in Clarence James Brown papers, 1891-1965.

South Carolina Historical Society
Charleston, SC
Papers: Correspondence in St. George’s Society records, 1842-1929.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: Correspondence in William J. Grede papers, 1909-1979, permission required until 1999; Thomas E. Coleman papers, 1914-1964; Roger Faherty papers, 1940-1965; John W. Hill papers, 1931-1977; Cyrus Philipp papers, 1921-1954, on 9 microfilm reels; and interview notes in Hilmar Robert Baukhage papers, 1906-1962.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, AR
Papers: 1916-1971. Correspondence.

University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: Correspondence and references in Louis Carlisle Walker papers, 1881-1963; Thomas Marshall Spaulding papers, 1901-1959; John Butler Martin papers, 1948-1965; Edward Gearing Kemp papers, 1920-1962; Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974; Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1983; Blair Moody papers, 1928-1954; Lloyd Cassel Douglas papers, 1900-1954; Arthur S. Aiton papers, 1922-1959; Edward N. Hartwick papers, 1898-1978; Owen Cleary papers, 1944-1959; and Wilbur M. Brucker papers, 1877-1968. Finding aid.

University of New Hampshire Library
Durham, NH
Papers: Correspondence in J. Duane Squires papers, 1950-1965.

University of Oregon
Knight Library
Eugene, OR
Papers: Correspondence in Wayne L. Morse papers, 1919-1969. Finding aid.

University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983; and Frederick William McWane papers, 1912-1961. Finding aid.

Western Reserve Historical Society
Cleveland, OH
Papers: Campaign materials in Paul W. Walter papers, 1932-1954. Finding aid.

Yale University Libraries
Manuscripts and Archives
New Haven, CT
Papers: Correspondence and references in Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969; Harry Weinberger papers, 1915-1942; Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960; Albert Galloway Keller papers, 1888-1956; Edwin Montefiore Borchard papers, 1910-1950; Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1885-1955; Palestine Statehood committee records, 1933-1972; Charles Parsons papers, 1880-1965; George Howard Edward Smith papers, 1917-1962; and Yale in World War II collection, 1939-1946.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: Harvard Business School, Baker Library, Boston, MA; Harvard University Law School Library, Cambridge, MA; Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN; Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN; Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art, Washington, DC; Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA; and Syracuse University, George Arents Research Library, Syracuse, NY.